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2014-02-13 12:21:55

Trinity East paid $19 million with assurances before Dallas City Council blocked plans DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Fort Worth-based oil and gas exploration company filed a lawsuit against the City of Dallas on Thursday after the company paid more than $19 million to secure oil and gas leases on city property and invested far more in the project, only to have drilling permits on three separate tracts denied by the Dallas City Council. The lawsuit claims breach of...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 400-foot gleaming white arch rises on the top of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, organizers have announced the grand celebration dates as October 14-16, 2011. Community leader Lynn McBee, The Trinity Trust and Trinity Commons Foundation are leading the planning for this momentous occasion. The honorary event chairs include the three Dallas mayors involved in The Trinity project: U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, the...

2010-07-12 17:59:00

DAVIS, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received approximately $2.5 million to fund seven projects through the Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI). CCPI helps farmers and ranchers on agricultural and non-industrial private forest lands achieve natural resource benefits such as clean air, clean water, productive soils and abundant wildlife. "This unique program allows us to partner...

2009-09-24 15:30:00

DALLAS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trinity Trust Foundation and the City of Dallas have announced a $10 million gift for The Trinity project and will celebrate this landmark gift at the "Bridging the Trinity" party on September 25. The event will feature the Santiago Calatrava-designed signature bridge, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, which is under construction in the heart of Dallas. "This landmark $10 million anonymous gift given to the City of Dallas gives us the funds to convert the...

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Peter Ottesen, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jul. 30--Recreational boaters, anglers and picnickers can try out recently-reopened Morelli Park, located on Weber Avenue under the Interstate 5 overpass, for free through Sunday. On Monday the City of Stockton-operated facility will start collecting fees ranging from $11.50 to $13.50 for vehicles with trailers, and $8.75 for seniors. The $4.3 million park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers fenced on-site security,...

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By Max B. Baker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 24--FORT WORTH -- Less than a week before knocking down the first structures in the path of Trinity Uptown, the Trinity River Vision Authority board on Wednesday recommended buying two more pieces of property needed for the construction of the $576 million flood-control and economic-development project. The board recommends that the Tarrant Regional Water District buy land at 2005 White Settlement Road. The Tarrant Appraisal District...

2008-07-02 09:00:31

By Max B. Baker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 2--FORT WORTH -- Price tag for the Sweet Shop candy factory: $4.2 million. Buying out Kenny's Kustom Kards, a wholesale business card firm: $1.7 million. The cost of buying the rest of the land needed for the Trinity Uptown project: climbing. Starting this summer real estate brokers and local officials expect property prices to go up as buildings come down and dirt begins to fly for the Trinity Uptown project. Fueled partly...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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